A few resources for you

We have put together some resources to help with any questions you may have.


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How to clean a puffer mask (FR)

Watch this short tutorial to understand how to properly clean a puffer mask.

Little girl holding a puffer mask up to her face.
How to use a puffer mask (FR)

Learn how to properly use a puffer mask with this short video tutorial.

Young boy blowing bubbles outdoors.

A guide to understanding and controlling asthma attacks.


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Stool collection guide

In order for your child or youth's doctor to diagnose or rule out a health condition, they might ask you to collect a stool (poop) sample for testing. Learn about why you need to do this and what to expect during the process.

Bristol stool chart (FR)

The Bristol Stool Scale is a way to talk about shapes and types of stools.

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CHEO | What you need to know: Constipation

Read this guide to better understand constipation in children and how to address it.

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Pediatric constipation

This video will help you better understand the causes of constipation and how it can be treated.


Dermatologist - Assistant Clinical Professor CHU Sainte-Justine
Molluscum Contagiosum (video)

Video on molluscum contagiosum.

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Molluscum Contagiosum (guide)

Information, advice and treatment.

Young man with acne.
Habits to improve acne

Habits and lifestyle changes for improving acne.

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How to prevent and treat your child’s eczema

If your child has been diagnosed with eczema (or atopic dermatitis), this video will help you to better understand how to treat your child’s eczema.

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A guide to managing eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin condition.


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Myringotomy and ear tubes

This guide is useful to guide you through the process of myringotomy and care of ear tubes.


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Nasal hygiene - Information

This is useful to introduce you to the nasal hygiene technique.

Close up on a child's nose.
Nasal hygiene - Guide

This brochure will guide you through the steps to follow to adequately perform nasal hygiene on your child.

Young girl blowing her nose while outdoors.
Nasal hygiene - Video (French)

This video will guide you through the steps to follow to adequately perform nasal hygiene on your child.

Child being handed a glass of milk.
Cow’s milk protein intolerance

Information from the Montreal Children's Hospital about dietary restrictions related to cow's milk, soy protein and bovine protein.

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How to use an Epipen

The EpiPen® Auto-Injector is a disposable, pre-filled automatic injection device that administers epinephrine in the event of a severe allergic reaction. Learn how to use one in an emergency.

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Allergy to animals

All warm-blooded animals (including birds) may potentially trigger symptoms of allergy. Learn about how animals can potentially impact your health.

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Dust mite allergy

Information on dust mites and how they can impact your health.

Butterfly on a dandelion.
Pollen allergy

Pollens are present in the atmosphere and cause symptoms in susceptible individuals. Pollens are lightweight, dispersed by the wind, and are virtually impossible to avoid completely.

Grass and dandelions.
Pollen-food syndrome

The pollen-food syndrome (or oral allergy syndrome) is an allergic reaction to fresh fruits, vegetables and/or nuts that can happen in people that are allergic to pollen.


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Children's sleep resources (FR)

Information on sleep disorders in children and adolescents, such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy, as well as diagnostic tests and treatments.


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Acid reflux

Gastro-esophageal reflux happens when acid from the stomach splashes upinto the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach (esophagus).

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Introduction to solid foods

A video on introducing solids to infants.


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Pediatric bulletins

Essential information for the health of your little ones from 0 to 5 years of age, to equip parents at home.

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Rourke Baby Record

On this website you can find reliable parent-friendly resources to help answer your questions about your child's growth and development.


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Center for ADHD Awareness Canada

Information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for individuals and families.

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Attention defficit info

Information and resources related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for individuals and families.

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Fondation Philippe Laprise - ADHD (FR)

Resources to help you reduce the impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and improve the quality of life of those affected.


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Parental insurance plan

The Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) offers a concrete way for working parents to balance their family and work responsibilities.

Close up on a pregnant woman's belly while she gets an ultrasound.
Gestational diabetes screening

Information on gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy.

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Nausea and vomiting

Information and tips for managing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Pregnant woman getting an ultrasound.
Quebec prenatal screening program

The Québec Prenatal Screening Program aims to make prenatal screening for trisomy 21, trisomy 18 and trisomy 13 accessible to pregnant women and couples in Québec on a voluntary basis.

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Alcohol and pregnancy

What you need to know about alcohol and pregnancy.

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Cannabis, pregnancy and breastfeeding

What you need to know about cannabis, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Bridget Teyler — Prenatal educational videos

TOPICS INCLUDE: Postpartum perineum care, Exercise in pregnancy, Nutrition (foods to avoid), Perineal massages, Labor prep

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Exercise in pregnancy

Find answers to many of your questions as well as exercises for expecting and new mothers.

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Pregnancy guide

The Precare Pregnancy Guide will answer your questions through the stages of your pregnancy from pre-conception to delivery & postpartum.

Viruses / Vaccination

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Brochiolitis (FR)

Several viruses that are very common in children under two years of age (and especially, in children under one year of age) can cause bronchiolitis.

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Information on the BEXSERO vaccine against Meningitis B, an uncommon but potentially life-threatening bacterial infection.

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Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Infection

Information on screening and treatment for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Infection.

Child getting a vaccination in their arm.
Whooping cough vaccination in pregnant women

Information on the whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women.


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